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francisco. new at 6:00, ktvu david stevenson is live in the city, in the trouble spots where the workers are keeping a close eye on tonight. david? >> that's right. the sandbags are the city's front lines against flooding, es specially in the neighborhood that was hit hard earlier this year. >> under gray skies and falling rain, san francisco's department of public works this morning rushed to release sandbags to residents. the city stockpile several hundred bags for distribution. >> given out approximately 200 sandbags so far. clearing catch basins and the areas flowing leaves. we've had a couple of minor incidents with trees coming down. >> the skies cleared by midday leaving behind flooding that prompted the park service to close the highway. this man's car died moments after he drove through the intersection. >> i went through the puddle and, a car just stalled. i guess the water just went into the hood. >> fear of flooding is strongest in the city's mission district. heavy rain in april flooded an apartment building including a restaurant. >> the water wants to pool here. this used
changing a measure. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. >> good evening. >>> hello. i am gasia mikalian. >> and i am frank somerville. >> that storm is come and gone and now people across the bay area are dealing with the damage left behind. we have live team coverage of the clean up. ktvu's robert handa is in the south bay but we begin with ktvu's lorraine blanco where officials reopened a school that suffered serious damage from the heavy rain. >> reporter: you are right. white hill middle school will reopen tomorrow, that decision was made here and as soon as we returned -- and students will return with quite a few changes. >> reporter: a crew spent the day and tonight power washing floors and windows and ripping out carpets. the weekend storm clogged a culvert pushing rain water and debris dine the school in fairfax. teachers in four classrooms packed up, their students will share other rooms or have classes in the library. >> i am worried about the kids adapting. >> the classes are already crowded. >> reporter: they
. >> the tree has been cut up and will get swept away. robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >> our chief meteorologist bill martin has been telling us about the storms since monday. he is live to show us how the storm intensifies in the coming hours. >> this storm is a big deal. we got the break today. that is great news. tomorrow morning's commute, the worst we have seen in a long time. this weather system will work its way south over the next 12 hours. it will be wet. heavy rain north. we are getting showers in santa rosa. the heavy rain is in the basin. santa rosa getting showers. that heavy rain works its way south as we go through the evening hours into tomorrow morning. the headline in the weather department, news room, friday morning's commute. we will see flooding. we will see dangerous cross winds on the bridges. we have a wind advisory, flood watch and we will see longer commute times. mass transit is a good idea tomorrow and we are talking about maybe carpooling or working from home. it will be wet, especially in the north bay. this storm with wind and rain hitting on your fri
, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. >> i am ken wayne. >> i am heather holmes. >> the third in a series of storms to hit the bay area blew through this morning. this is what it looked like in richmond. and when the clouds broke all the damage became clear. they spotted a vinnier completely under water. -- vineyard completely under water. we have complete team coverage throughout the bay area. ktvu's ken pritchett is live in napa where the flood warning was canceled. >> reporter: napa city officials expect the napa river in downtown to crest within the hour. it was thought the napa river downtown might exceed flood state but it will fall smart of the mark. -- fall short of the mark but it did see areas of flooding. >> this is the pope street bridge. a historic spot and a spot for locals to watch the rain swollen napa river. >> i think it will flow out nicely and we will be fine by this afternoon. >> reporter: confident it wouldn't happen today but a few miles north the napa river did. >> flooded. pretty flooded coming down deer park, where the peach trees trees are. >> reporter: the napa
>> complete bay area news coverage, starts right now, this ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >> drenching rain, falling trees, high winds, and flooding. the bay area is dealing with it all as the second in a series of storms roll through the bay area. >>> good afternoon, i am tori campbell. we are on storm watch this noontime with driving rain falling all over the bay area. the problems have ranged from accidents on the freeways to downed trees, power lines and flooding. we have team coverage from the north bay to the santa cruz mountains but start with meteorologist mark tamayo in the ktvu weather center. >> has been quite a morning, excessive rainfall rates, gusty winds still effecting us. here you can pick out the coverage out there. you will notice we are seeing changes in the north bay. the rainfall rates tapering after as you can see but still steady rain for santa rosa, around the area as well. as we shift the maps down here you will notice more activity for the central portions of the bay, heavier rain around san francisco as you cap pick out, a moderate cell moving
for the second hour of the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for joining us on this tuesday morning, december 4th, i am pam cook. >> and i am dave clark. steve is here and i am not a weather guy but i know a really good one. >> i hope he is in the building. there still could be a mist or drizzle, still kind of a mild day, some rain in the north, today's highs upper 50s to lower 60s, and we have a pattern coming we will get to in a minute. here is tara. >>> traffic is moving well past the coliseum and let's look at the east shore freeway as you make your way westbound towards the mcarthur maze, no problems to report but we have a little bit of back up towards the bay bridge, those metering lights should be going on soon, let's go back to the desk. >>> we have news coming in from san jose. a burglary call led police to a marijuana grow house. jeanine has more on what police found there. good morning, jeanine. >> reporter: we were able to go inside this house in east san jose and we
>>> ktvu was first to break the story of tolltakers getting robbed at gunpoint at the carquines bridge. today, the chp says they've got their men behind the crime. >>> good afternoon. i'm tori campbell. three people are now in custody after a string of tollbooth robberies at the carquines bridge. new at noon, ktvu's claudine wong joins us live to explain who is in custody and the team effort it took to track them down. good afternoon, claudine. >> reporter: good afternoon. three men from vallejo behind bars at this hour for a series of robberies that took place here at the toll plaza. the chp said the robbers would pull up to the booth in ski masks, get out of the car, pull out a weapon and demand money. it happened at least ten times, starting at the end of 2011 through may of 2012. an estimated 5,000 stolen. >> i think it was a crime of opportunity. >> reporter: this man says he figured out who the suspects were in august. david more rales was already behind bars for a different crime. christopher miller was arrested last wednesday in fair field. yesterday morning, 43-year-old
. this is the 10:00 news on ktvu channel 2. >> rising waters are threatening property in the north bay as flood warnings go up and authorities caution residents to be prepared for the worst. >> good evening, i'm ken wayne. >> good evening, i'm maureen naylor, heather holmes is off tonight we're on storm watch. we have team camera tonight. meteorologist mark tamayo will detail when the next storm will hit and we begin with ktvu's lorraine lorraine blanco live in napa. >> reporter: the flood warning runs through the night and so does the sandbag operation. city workers say residents have filled 40,000 tons of sand. near the napa river many spent is their saturday blocking openings in case the river overflows its bank. as for downtown, city leaders tell us napas a years long project is two-thirds complete and believe those measures will protect the area. >> we're looking at our modeling and our flood project improvements and we're anticipating that what we have done to protect the community from flooding will keep the river in its banks within the city based on the projections of rainfall amoun
to stabilize that section of road. live in san jose, robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> school was closed today because of all the storm damage and some of the classrooms may be empty for a while. ktvu's ktvu's lorraine blanco is live. >> reporter: good evening. white hill will reopen tomorrow but it is a mess inside. look at my note pad, i dropped it and you can see how muddy it is. it might be months before students can return to a handful of rooms. >> reporter: you can hear and see what the weekend storm left behind in this classroom. a wet and smelly mess. >> it is very strange. i came ready with gloves and boots. >> reporter: school is closed today as workers pressure wash floors and rip out carpet and they will replace base boards and open the walls to look for hidden moisture. >> due to the amount of mud that came through after we assessed assessed the damage we knew it wouldn't be safe to have students on campus. >> reporter: this is where the water is supposed to drain. around the corner from the campus. but it clogged it, sending water and mud into the store. >> frustrating. i a
francisco, amber lee, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> just moments before that outage, another problem for muni. a woman in a wheelchair was struck by a streetcar. we're told she's hospitalized at this hour with life- threatening injuries. the woman was hit near the intersection of church and market street. medics, firefighters, police and others used special tools to raise the train, and pull the woman out from under it. >> investigators are trying to determine exactly the cause. what led to her getting struck. >> the woman was snagged by the trolley, pulled out of her chair, and dragged for a block. the unidentified woman is now at san francisco general hospital. >>> in 12 minutes, a new twist for newny's central subway project. how plans for a new station, and plans to bury a piece of equipment are easing concerns in one neighborhood. >>> crews are working through the night to repair damage caused by a massive sinkhole. ktvu's noah walker is live on the scene to show us what's happening now. >> reporter: it's a not so silent night here in lafayette. there's a constant shuttle of heavy equipm
that roadway will be reopened. live in santa rosa, ken wayne, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> from ken, we turn to ktvu's noel walker, live in mill valley, where saturated soil helped bring down a tree tonight. >> reporter: pretty much a nonevent. but take a look around me, the ground is so saturated, there is still standing water in many locations. mother nature is dealing some a glancing blow. when a tree fell in the woods, hope owner, greg shryer definitely heard it. >> the tree slowly came on the line, and pulled the wire down. >> like it got tired. >> exactly. >> reporter: bound to part ways. tonight they did, taking out power lines along the way. the southern marin fire department had to finish the job. it's just one of many lingering effects of a series of storms in the bay area. the gray highway still has flooding, and a span of the southbound road is closed. that didn't keep carlos off it. >> it's so funny, it changes so many times. >> reporter: the weather changed the landscape of this home in san francisco's russian hill neighborhood. today a tree trimming crew removed the three foot
officer. that person would then report back to the judge. ktvu's john was inside that room there where that press conference just ended moments ago and he's been following this story. john, take it from there. >> all right, frank, yeah, they just wrapped up this press conference about one minute ago literally. they just walked out. they're do ago town hall meeting on crime in oakland and we first had to talk about this receivership issue and the settlement with the plaintiffs in this case but it certainly has the mayor and the police on the hot seat and has for a long time but that story is worried that the city has settled with the plaintiffs in the notorious writers case and potentially avoided receivership that is a federal takeover to have police department. this is the case thad the entire police department under the microscope because of four former officers known as the requireds who called themselves the riders were blamed for planting evidence and abusing suspects. mayor officially announce that side this case, which has been hanging over the police department for about ten ye
the problems. ktvu's david stevenson has more. >> reporter: rain is falling and the race is on to prepare san francisco neighborhoods, businesses and homes for the coming storms. >> i came around the backand surprise. >> the surprise, an aging tree. it crashed on to her property at 4:00 a.m. this morning. >> we will take responsibility for getting it right. >> reporter: the department of public works is under staffed but rushing to trim or remove trees that might blow down. the concern includes leaves on the sidewalk. >> if you see trees, leaves on the sidewalk, don't sweep it into the gutter. >> reporter: the fear is clogged catch basins. a whirlpool yesterday. >> as soon as that blockage cleared out water just went back into the drain. >> reporter: at ocean beach they reopened the great highway. heavy rain last week caused a sewage spill. >> we should have it open today before the rains hit. >> reporter: even as homeowners loaded up on sand bags some were determined to make the best of the weather. >> it is cool. >> reporter: the department of public works said she warned them about the tr
could now be just hours away. all ahead on ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day it's friday, november 30th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. thank you for waking up with us. traffic and weather certainly topping our news this morning. let's go to steve for the very latest. how does it look? >> there are some areas that looks okay. there are other areas where it's coming down like crazy. give yourself extra time. on the backside of this. it looks like there is a little bit of a break. we've had reports of decreasing rain to the north the cloud cover is not moving through. there could still be a big-time enhancement. there is really big-time rain especially vacaville to fairfield, antioch, brentwood, oakley. we'll take a closer look coming up. here is tara. >>> yes, we have a lot of spinouts, some mud slides to report up in the sonoma county area. flash flood warning in effect up there until 5:-- 5:22. there are so many parts of the roadway flooded out. too many to mention here. right now this is a live look outside. you can
years after his death, the case of oscar grant was back in court this morning. ktvu's brian flores joins us live from outside of the courthouse in san francisco to explain what was at stake. good afternoon, brian. >> reporter: hey, good afternoon, tori. well, what was at stake today was a civil case. but there was no decision made today here inside san francisco federal court. on the case of johannes mehserle and other officers involved in the shooting of oscar grant during a new year's party a few years ago. now, attorneys for anthony p. eroni and johannes mehserle argued they should be offered immunity because they argued the shooting was an accident. they also say it was tragic but there was reasonable actions by the officers to act the way they did. meanwhile, the attorneys for the victims and four others claim it was not an accident, that they were defenseless and should not be granted qualified immunity of the law. here's what both sides had to say. >> what it means is the simple fact that our rights have been violated. those young men are tie to us as a family -- are tied to us as
's no date set for the next public protection committee hearing yet. live in oakland, allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, alley. >>> this morning, a young man in oakland was hospitalized in serious condition after he had been shot several times. the shooting took place just after 9:00 a.m. at east 31st street and 13th avenue. that's one block from highland hospital. police say the victim was shot multiple times and a witness told us it looked like he was injured in the leg e says someone drove the injured plan to the hospital and that he saw what was likely the gunman running from the scene. police say they have not yet determined a motive for the shooting. >>> a man is under arrest in connection with the kidnapping and assault of a 16-year-old autistic girl from oakland. she was taken last tuesday after leaving the fred finch youth center in oakland. staff members say they followed her for several blocks to the fruitvale b.a.r.t. station where they lost site of her. she was found two days later on a muni bus in san francisco. family members say she was badly beaten and sexu
in a row. for areas where you can pick up free sandbags. go to ktvu.com. >>> a car pile up left one car on top of another. it happened just before 3:30 in the northbound lanes at the capital expressway off ramp. it's not clear if the crash was weather related but the road was wet at the time. one person suffered minor injuries. >>> your friday morning commute could be bad or really bad depending on the speed and timing of this storm. amber lee is live now in marin county where she's been asking road crews what they've been doing to prevent problems on the roadway. >> reporter: it's quite windy out here. we're by the lucky drive expressway. an area that likely gets flooded with the storms. we spoke to a tow truck driver who says he expects the calls to double with the heavy rain. >> with the heavy wind we've been having, the water tends to back up a little bit -- a little bit more. >> reporter: as soon as it started driving, moore started responding. his company is hired by chp to move stalled vehicles as quickly as possible. >> i expect tomorrow morning to be pretty busy. >> reporter:
coverage for you tonight. chief meteorologist bill martin is in the ktvu weather center where he's been tracking the storm all day. maureen naylor is standing by but we begin with jana katsuyama where it's been raining. in healdsburg. >> reporter: see how wet the ground is, all of that water is seeping into the ground and ending up in local rivers and streams this is the russian river. you can see how fast it is going. it could reach near flood levels by the time the next storm finishes. rain is drenching almost soaked roads. areas stream, rivers and low lying areas are flooding. with two storms down there's still one more to go. a storm watch is in effect. >> the storm surge is down 2- 1/2 feet below the bottom of the bridge. >> reporter: although water levels dropped today with the tide flooding signs remained in place for the next storm. concerned residents came out to see the russian river it rose 14 feet in 17 hours covering parts of johnson beach. >> this is high, very high. >> reporter: water crept precariously close to near by homes and one man showed us his dock swept away and
announcement involving same sex marriage in america could now be just hours away. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning, to you welcome to friday it's november 30th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. >> and we are on storm watch. it's a mess out there. a lot of rain coming down this morning. we have flood problems, we have down trees, we have power outages and the commute is horrible. we do have live team coverage for you from our marin county all the way down to highway 17. we're all over the area. ktvu meteorologist rosemary orozco is at the richmond san rafael bridge right now. ktvu tara moriarty is in our traffic center and alex savidge is way up in the south bay. but first with the radar let's go to ktvu meteorologist steve paulson. >> all right, thank you. alex savidge is in the window of very heavy rain in fact. flood advisory has been issued for santa cruz county until 11:30 this morning. it looks like some things are picking up again. i think an inch of rain fell on the board walk. tar look at scott valley, bolder creek. that is a lot of rain. again some of that w
of the cash, go online to ktvu.com and you'll find a link to the police department's special web site where you can check out those stolen goods and fill out a claim form. reporting live in san francisco, david stephenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we have learned that the state is investigating the oakland group home that an autistic girl walked away from last week before she was kidnap and had sexually assaulted. this as the suspect 36-year-old gary atkinson was scheduled to make a plea today on kidnapping, rape, and other charges but instead his hearing was pushed back to the 17th. police say atkinson abduct it had teenager from the fright vail bart station. the center has denied our repeated requests for an interview. >>> police in palo alto are warning people to be on guard after two women were attacked on downtown streets. >> almost got sick to my stomach when i first saw it. it was horrible. >> an elderly homeless woman named bunny became the latest victim early sunday morning. police say a man repeatedly punched her in the head and rifled through her pockets for cash. that same morni
news. >>> good morning, welcome to ktvu channel 2 morning news, i am dave clark. >> and i am pam cook. >> we have had about a week of rain and with mr. drizzle there is that low cloud deck and thick fog. everything stays to the north as far as rain goes, very mild conditions and 60s on the highs. >>> here is a look at 237 in milpitas, those headlights are headed towards sunny veil and 880 towards the oakland coliseum, we have more on the roadways so far no delays, 449, let's head back to the desk. >>> a car violently crashed into a fire hydrant. claudine wong has exclusive information on what handed out there. claudine? >> reporter: it started as a red light stop, the driver goes through a red light and keeps going until he gets to he is section and -- essex and folsom. i want to give you a look because you can see san francisco police are in the process of shutting down essex street. now the water has been shut off and we showed you that in the last half hour but there is a new problem. if we pan over here, take a look at the construction site. you can see the scaffolding is com
newsroom. only on 2, ktvu investigations. in this program, we'll present the series of recent special reports that have affected change here in the bay area and impact yours daily life and we begin with the port of oakland, a $7 billion a year operation. we uncovered that top port officials tried to claim that the spending of hundreds of dollars of public money was legitimate expense. in one case the spending happened at a private room karaoke bar that some people suggest that front for prostitution. eric rasmussen leads the investigation. >> reporter: for several nights we recorded a parade of scantily clad women, many dropped off all at once from a mine vivan going into this downstairs bar in mid town oakland. it's a familiar scene neighbors say they have been concerned about for years. >> the first thing that i thought there is just too many of them to be waitresses in this place. >> reporter: cafe juliet, a business that bills itself as a private room karaoke bar is also where the port of oakland's international marketing manager spend $5 auto,000 of the receipt shows his credit
on the investigation. >>> there are growing concerns america will be going off that fiscal cliff if a few week. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning. welcome to a brand new day monday, december 3rd i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. steve paulson is here with the wild weather we had. and then what's in store for us. >> quiet today. there will be one more system coming in tomorrow you two. it's cold out there. a lot of upper 30s and 40s. the weekend system was very mild. that is not the case now. we had a lot of cool air. mostly sunny today. that will not be as strong as anything we saw. any rain forming is not so good. dry monday. patchy fog. we'll have more of that rain coming up. >>> here's a live look at the mccarthur maze. you can see the traffic flowing nicely on the far right hand side. folks heading out to the bay bridge teleplay -- toll plaza. also traffic looking good. let's head back to the desk. >>> we are tracking breaking in is where chp cruiser flipped over during a high speed pursuit that reached speeds of 100 miles an hour. it happened
into east bay. we'll take a closer look at it coming up on this last system. second hour of the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day it's wednesday, december 5th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. steve is here. we've been watching a lot of our live pictures. rain is coming down pretty steady. >> some rain, some no rain at all. things are lighting up. things have been picking up kind of steady around san francisco, and birkly. you can see that line right there. the heaviest looks to be daly city and san francisco. we'll take a closer look at this in five minutes. >>> let's take a live look at the lafayette this is highway 24. you can see traffic moving pretty well there westbound as you make your way to the caldecott tunnel. it is pretty wet out there. we got a lot of puddles. definitely take it easy. this is a look at highway 237. traffic is flowing well in both directions. let's head back to the desk. >>> there is new information in the fatal shooting of a bicyclist. the victim was shot and killed outside of a middle
in both directions this morning. live in berkeley alex savidge ktvu channel 2 news. >>> oakland say four people were wounded in a late night shooting. investigators say there are two crime scenes in connection to the shooting. atat 10:20 p.m. police responded to shots fired. officers discovered a stray bullet had wounded an apparent innocent bystander in his 50s heading to a liquor store. >> it's still early on. th investigation just -- the investigation just happened. we have our officers canvassing the area. >> all the victims are reportedly in stable condition. police have not yet made any arrests but say they have potential suspects. >>> we are back on storm watch this morning. new system is expected to ramp up making it the wet roads again. the wet weather arrived late yesterday with the heaviest showers up in the north bay. in mill valley workers at goodmans hardwood store hope sandbags will keep the water out. we talked to customers who were also making storm preparations. >> i bought a hat and rain boots. why? because everything is slushy and wet and don't want to get sick. >> th
, there could be some heavy totals to the north and here is more on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning to you, it is thursday november 29th, i am dave clark. >>> we have a little bit of a break, windy and mild and all because of that strong southeast wind and it looks to be an impressive system up on the north coast and has a ways to go before it gets here. there is already rain in mendocino county and you don't have to worry about your morning commute because it is going to be windy, here is tara. >>> this is a look at highway 24, you can see we are getting some congestion as the folks are going towards the caldecott tunnel this morning. we have a high wind advisory up in the bay bridge, traffic 101 is headed very nicely, let's go back to the desk. >>> we are following developing news out of palo alto where police are searching for a man who reportedly entered a young woman's apartment early this morning. jeanine della vega is talking about a very frightening experience, jeanine? >> reporter: police have this area blocked off, that is downtown palo alto and they are inside inv
you know what it dash this is the street -- what it is. -- is the offramp. claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> well, the victim of a hit and run in the south bay has died. it happened yesterday in san jose. ktvu's janine de la vega has been there since 4:30 this morning talking to people who say they know the dangers in the area. janine? >> reporter: well, dave this intersection quinnby road, the traffic is picking up. there are a lot of pedestrians in the area at that time when this happened. police say around 5:45 last night a man was crossing the intersection struck him and -- and was struck. his identify city not being released until his next of skin notified. police are looking for anyone who saw anything. police say it's disappointing that the driver acted so callous. >> it's sad that we have to -- you know, you have to obey the laws when you cross the street. obey the laws. >> reporter: we don't know if. victim was jaywalking or -- we don't know if the victim was jaywalking or was on the sidewalk. the speed limit on the road here is 40 miles an hour. we're waiting for a call
and why this is happening. >>> time now for the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day middle of the week. it's wednesday december 5th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for waking up with us. steve says little drizzly out there. will it last most of the day? >> right rain. there has been a little heavier out toward hercules. it's coming through. but again this is far weeker than anything we have seen. but still rain is here. but overall this is a much weaker system we will get rain throughout the day. we'll take a closer look at this rain. >>> this is a look at highway 24 through lafayette. and 880 near the oakland coliseum traffic is moving pretty well. it is wet out there. we do have an accident we want to tell you about coming up in a couple minutes. let's head back to the desk. >>> topping our news this morning police in berkeley are still on the scene where a bicyclist was shot and killed outside of a middle school. we will take you out there live at the scene you can see what is going on. this is long fellow middle school.
. >>> emergency phone booths are not making students feel safe, it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well, good morning to you welcome to a brand-new day, it is thursday november 29th, i am dave clark. >> it seems a little bit of a break unless you have points north. >> when that wind kicks in, it's really mild but it is official and we are waiting for the next big wind and today is that in between day 60s for most. >>> all right, here is a live look at the bay point in the pittsburgh area and headlights can be seen as traffic is flowing nicely. here is a pretty shot of the span and we have a high wind advisory in effect so take it easy across the bridge this morning. >>> we are following breaking news out of palo alto this morning. a frightening experience for a young woman who woke up this morning to find a strange man in her apartment. according to palo alto police, a woman in her 20s woke up and saw a man in her apartment. police say the man ran off, the woman was unharmed. police searched the area with a police dog and they are conti
, the victim, a disabled autistic girl, it is all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for joining us on this tuesday morning, december 4th, i am pam cook. >> let's check weather and traffic, steve is right there, should we leave the house with an umbrella? >> yes. this is a much weaker system, so let's make sure we know that first and foremost. it is mainly a cloudy day, we have to wait for the rain to get here and that will not be anything compared to what we had over the weekend and we will talk more about those totals, here is tara. >>> we are looking at highway 4 and traffic is moving nicely through orinda. this is the oakland coliseum, 880, no delays to report, let's head back to the desk. >>> muni underground service is starting back up again after last night's electrical meltdown which shut everything underground. you must got brand-new information, so what is the news. >> reporter: well dave i just got off the phone with the spokesperson and he said crews work overnight until 1:30 this morning and they were ab
moving through here again. claudine wong ktvu channel 2 news. >>> certainly a messy commute in a few spots. a few hours earlier take a look there was another accident on 580 in livermore. that was involving a safeway truck. that happened shortly staff 11:00 last -- shortly after 11:00 last night. the driver lost control for unknown reasons. probably was windy out there and rainy. slid across all eastbound lanes. lanes had to be shut down for ten minutes while the crews moved the truck. the driver was transported to the hospital with minor injuries. >> as we have seen driving is extremely treacherous. drivers facing pounding rain and high winds and some cases power outages. rosemary orozco continues our storm coverage. >> reporter: yes, good morning to you. we just passed over the bridge moments ago. but some good news here take a look at the bridge now. the lights are back on. when we drove across it was very windy, the rain pelting our windshield, and really, really dark. extremely dark. making it almost scary to drive across. good news the power is on and the lights are on. i want
a bit >> the pack 12 championship game is coming up between stanford sxd ucla. i just chekd ktvu traffic, but as you get closer to the stadium, traffic is getting heavy as some of the fannings head toward the stadium. they've had tarps outon the field trying keep the field dry. let's see what thesituation is like. ktvu newsjohn is on the field. what arethe conditions like on the field and also in those dirt parking lots around the stadium the game is about an hour away, and it has been cleared but now a light drizzle is falling. they did cover up the field in order to keep the water off the field. i can show you that theground here along the sidelines is still quite muddy bit it should be okay for game time. now, outside the stadium where fans setup shop, and they had to setup their tailgate spots in damp or even muddy ground. but the party is not slows down at all. stanford and ucla aredrirnging and eat sxg playing games getting ready for tonight's game and not fadz by the water we keep the ether up dats, and we come on out and this is the fwraek in between. >> i don't feel the rain. a
the nation's highest court this morning. it's all ahead here on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day it's monday, december 3rd i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. steve paulson is here. i heard him three days. three days of dry weather? >> it will be back tuesday night. it's nothing like this weekend. thank goodness. yesterday morning was rocking and rolling. we do get a break though. some of the higher clouds coming in. overall a dry day today. highs 50s and 60s opinion here is tara. >>> let's take a live look at 880. we have no delays as we drive past the oakland coliseum. and last but not least we have a look at the san mateo bridge. you can see traffic flowing nicely. 5:00 on the nose let's head back to the desk. >>> we are following breaking news out of livermore. we have been talking about it where a chp patrol car flipped over during a high speed chase. allie rasmus just arrived on the scene. she will join us a live report on the very latest in just a few minutes. >>> time now 5:00. we are still on that sto
for this growhouse. janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and to the latest on san francisco muni. it's back up and running after a transformer problem shut down everything for hours. ktvu aalex savidge live at the -- ktvu's alex savidge is live at the van ness station. what do you know? >> reporter: well, right here on market street, i did an interview with the mta spokesperson, he came out here and updated the situation. he says computers who use subway systems can expect a smooth right. all of the issues has been resolved. he tells me all of their trains are running on their regular schedules. let me show you the scene inside the van ness station. all of the trains again moving this morning. there was a shutdown, though, last night. it was about 6:00 when the entire subway system stopped because of a blown transformer at the van ness station. crews had to work throughout the night to fix the problem. and then finally at 1:30 this morning, they had everybody up and running again. with all of the subways out of service. you can imagine it was a major hassle for tens of thousands of commuters.
, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, alex. >>> a man walking to a liquor store was among four people shot near oakland's lake merritt. investigators recovered dozens of shell casings at two separate crime scenes. at 10:30, officers were called to east 18th street. three people in their 20s have been shot there. two men and a woman. meanwhile, a stray bullet had wounded an apparent innocent bystander, heading to a liquor store a few blocks away. all of the victims are recovering in the hospital this morning. coming up at 7:30 a live report on what kind of weapons police think were used in this attack. >>> 7:03. grab an umbrella. we have rain. more of it moving into the bay area, coming down pretty good causing problems all over the bay area. ktvu's brian flores is live near larkspur right there. i can see you're wet. coming down pretty good. >> reporter: yeah, probably about a couple of minutes ago, dave, the rain started pouring pretty good here. yeah, but steve's been talking about it all morning. we're not expecting huge rain amounts from this storm but the ground is saturated from the
tomorrow is to dig the debris out of the creek and secure the hole. we are live in lafayette. ktvu channel 2 news. >> meantime, in pittsburg, people on the scene said there were more than 2 dozen motorists that ended up with nat tires after hitting the pothole, including a family that were on their way to see the raiders game. >> we hit a pothole and our air bags went off. so i got out to check the tires and they were blown. >> cal transsent out a crew to re-- caltrans sent out a crew to repair the road. >>> we are live to see the damage the floodwaters left behind. >> healthyy, the mobile homes behind me are surrounded by the creek. and, when the water rises the residents are left with little else to do but wait. >>> i got my mom out. i took her down to a friend's house down the street. you never know with water like this what it is going to do. >> these homes in a flood zone are a mile from sixx flags and off of i-80 neighbors were pumping water out of under their homes. they watched the water seep before it went in his unit. >> the way the skirting is built i did not get too much damage
. >>> the president of afghanistan, will this complicate america's oldest war. ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> we had lot of rain there, and fog is out there, may be a little mist or drizzle like we had yesterday, that is for sure. temperatures are close, dew points, we need to get some of that going, there is only reports of it, maybe a low cloud deck, 60s, here is tara. >>> here is a look at 880, you can see traffic is moving nicely in both directions, no problems to report. we have a problem on the san mateo bridge. there you go, this is a look at 101, and no fog is here, traffic on the right-hand side, southbound as you make your way towards fso, no problems. 6:01, let's head back to the desk. >>> developing news of a traffic stop accident in san francisco, it smashed a fire hydrant and -- and shut down essex street. you can see this is near the on ramp to the bay bridge happening right now. it shut down because water from a busted fire hydrants damage -- hydrant damaged scaffolding. a -- police were trying to pull over a man for being suspected of driving under the influence. that intersection w
is something you expect for the next several months. reporting live in downtown san rafael. amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> along the coast, caltrans crews have been busy trying to stabilize a known trouble spot in san mateo county. the crews have been trying to mitigate the erosion. traffic was reduced to one lane between linda mar and pacifica and the north portal bridge area of devil slide. and in the santa cruz mountain crews are still trying to shore up vine hill road in scotts valley. county officials say restoring at least one lane is a top priority because it's a crucial connection to highway 17 and the silican valley. crews told us they wanted to get that lane open by today but now the hope is it will stay open by tomorrow afternoon. >>> live storm tracker 2, showers north of the area. san rafael as you just saw. you can see most of the activity the real heavy stuff is up here north of sacramento. it's coming a little closer. we head out toward the north bay. that's where the heavier showers have been. they've been moderate to light. santa rosa, but you see it's widely scattere
and no homes are threatened. ktvu has used bay area storms interrupted phone service for the san francisco fire department twice this week. the fire department said heavy rain on friday knocked out service for phones with a 555 prefick am and that is the emergency center on turk street. the outages did not effect 911 calls or dispatch calls. service was fully restored 90 minutes ago. >> you can go to ktvu.com for any time on the weather and traffic conditions. coming up in 13 minutes. how sfo was impacted by the morning rain. >>> berkeley police are making an appeal for witnesses in the shooting of a female bicyclist. she was shot down near the school on sacramento street. just after 11:30 last night. 911 callers reported a bicycle crash and officers realized she had been shot. she died at the scene. they don't know if she was targeted or randomly shot. it is the fourth homicide of the year. >> even one is unacceptable. but we would like to find out how this happened and who did this. if anyone has information, we appreciate them calling us. >> the victim was in her late 40s. to early 50s. no w
for the tree. we have crews all over the bay area tonight and let's begin the storm watch coverage with ktvu john sasaki live in sellmo. >> the roads are very wet. and it's across the st. francis drake, that flooded the town several years ago. that's why the people grow concern about the dangers of flooding. >> it's a small town that let's visitors feel like they are away from it all. then something like this could change the mood entirely. rain pounded the town this morning an the series of storms set to drench the north bay. >> i think i'm getting numb. >> less than three quarters of an inch of rain fell here. meteorologist told me, the next couple of rounds through sunday could add another six inches. >> that's going to be interesting. i don't know what to do at the moment. maybe tonight, i will put some sandbag up. >> this is the goodwill store called georgy and willow. >> the town has been diligent. and that's the thing, with any kind of warning, any kind of preparation and with the sandbags. >> at the ross fire station, even with a good soaking this weekend, the town should farewell ca
guide the niners to three super bowl wins. when walsh died in 2007, ktvu joe fonzi brought us this look back at his career. >> reporter: his greatest football accomplishments came as the coach of the 49ers, but bill walsh's bay area roots run much deeper. born in fremont and a graduate of san jose state, his first coaching job was at fremont's washington high. he advanced to the staffs of both cal and stanford before landing in the nfl in 1996 with al davis and the raiders. the expansion cincinnati bengals were next on the list where he served under the legendary paul brown and an old school football man who passed on walsh when it was time to name a successor, leaving the bengals for a year in san diego before getting his first chance as a head coach. >> and there were those in the league that did not think i was head coach material to let everybody know it, including paul brown, who i had worked for. so it was difficult all the way through. then my big break, of course, they came at stanford university. >> paul brown's loss was stanford's game. under walsh, they won successive bowl ga
problems this morning even though it's clear outside. we begin our storm coverage with ktvu's alex savidge. >> reporter: good morning. a lot of repair work to do out here. la fayette creek runs underneath this street. it flooded. that's us what caused the roadway to -- that's what caused the roadway to collapse. crews will be using this heavy equipment to execute the sinkhole created yesterday, dig debris out from the creek that overflowed yesterday. it was late in the afternoon on sunday, when the soil eroded and the pavement out here just gave way. utility lines that were impacted, a gas line had to be capped, and suerers created a -- sewers created a bypass. now, the cause of this collapse was a pipe that diverts creek water. neighbors told us they could hear it go. >> it sounded like a big thud. a big really, heavy -- it shook the ground. it was a big boom. >> reporter: so now the city is working on a long-term fix out here for this area, perhaps they will put in some sop find kind of -- some kind of a rack so they can catch a lot of the debris that tends to run down the creek when the
through this morning. ktvu channel 2 morning news alex savage. >>> also yesterday, a woman in a wheelchair was hit by immune any car -- muni streetcar and she was dragged and take tonight hospital with life- threatening injuries. >>> it is not as big but more rain will cover parts of the bay area tonight. now this storm is not going to be as bad it will not be as widespread, however some areas could see up to 5 inches of rain. sunday's drenching rain led to this sinkhole, we have been showing you storm debris destroyed mountain view drive and the shine of generator lights filled the neighborhood as crews filled the town. she is worried. >> i worry the whole house will drop, i just don't know what to do. >> the sinkhole cuts her and many others off the street and now they have to take a detore and that work is not expected to be completed until next spring. >>> and they are trying to beat the clock before the rain returns. just one lane of traffic continues through the northport tall bridge area at 9:00 a.m. lane closures are needed to prevent erosion before the next rain storm. >>> big ch
view drive will remain closed. we are liveness morning in lafayette alex savidge ktvu channel 2 news. >>> classes at a marin county middle school are canceled because of a weekend storm. white hill middle school suffered significant flooding damage. the principal also says much of the campus is covered in mud. school officials have not yet decided when classes will resume. >>> this morning people who live in napa county are keeping a close eye on the napa river. the river is expected to stay below flood stage while the flooding isn't as bad as many people feared, several feet of water are covering a peach orchard. the water also flooded roads and vineyards. >> pretty flooded coming down deer park and silver are doe and deer park where the peach trees are. >> one of the hardest hit areas was mount st. helena. forecasters say the russian river won't jump its banks afterall. a flood warning has been canceled. sonoma county had opened an emergency center but it has clayed after -- has closed after the danger passed. coming up the damage done at a mobile home park in vallejo. >>> hundreds
landmark laws are going into effect in that state, it is all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for joining us on this thursday december 6th, i am pam cook. >> there is this thing called the sun that we have not seen for a while. >> oh, i like that. >> steve? >>> yes, i think we will. it has been a fun week, pam. we do have some areas of fog and it is that low overcast which the m
to monitor the situation and we will be back coming up on the morning news. ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> claudine, thank you. >>> john mcphee is no longer on the run. coming up, why he was arrested in guatemala and what officials may do with him. >>> 44-year-old roger clifton and 45-year-old paula klein left to drive through guardner nevada at some point they got stuck in the snow and her brother found her walking and took her to the hospital treated for frostbite. the other person's condition is still not known. >>> the saturated ground gave way yesterday forcing cal trans to cover a five mile stretch. a detour is also in place on ford rally road because of flooding. now you caught some people driving through and others were turned around. >> i am not going to take a chance to ruin the car and you know it happens every year and everybody here is used to it. >> cal trans will be in effect until further notice. >>> downed trees were cut down around the area and in mill valley a fallen tree took down power lines. in san francisco's neighborhoods a tree came down and one homeowner said
area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning to you. welcome. i'm dave clark. >> i'm torrie campbell. we are following developing news out of palo alto. police are searching for a man who reportedly entered a young woman's apartment. it happened early this morning. we are at the scene with the woman's frightening experience. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. police say they are trying to be complete in this investigation. they have been here for the past five hours here at hawthorne. they are talking to neighbors to try to put together what happened. police say a woman in her 20s made a frantic 911 call at 2:20. she said she woke up and screamed when she found a man wearing dark clothing inside her apartment. that man took off running. police immediately started searching but came up empty. they are interviewing the woman. >> physically she is not hurt. she didn't require medical attention. that is the good news. as far as the traumatic incident and how it made her feel and the stress and being scared, obviously that's going to be a part
and there's a limit of ten bags per household. >>> and at ktvu.com you can track the next round of weather. we've also posted sand bag pickup locations. >>> the owner of a berkeley medical marijuana collective that was ordered to close down says he can't afford to battle the city any longer. the berkeley city council declared the business a nuisance and orded it to shut down. it's located on sacramento seven the counsel says it's violating zoning laws. he's been fighting the nearly $25,000 in fines he's facing, but says the council's declaration is too much. >>> spain rodriguez died today at his home in san francisco. the chronicle reports that rodriguez died after a long battle with cancer. he was well known for his trash man comic. friends remember him as a friend, artist and radical. he was 72 years old. >>> the public got its first look at a boy accused of a crime spree and murder in san jose. we're able to show you video despite the fact he's a juvenile. >> reporter: aldonis muldrow made his first appearance in court this afternoon. he never spoke as he faced numerous charges includin
to the airport. stay with us on ktvu channel 2 morning news for up to the minute coverage for the next round of heavy rain. we will be here four for your neck mobile device. >>> family members have the mental capacity of a 6-year- old. cheyenne white left her group home and walked to the bart station. they spotted her talking to 6 men before losing track of her. she is described as 5-foot 4 and is 140 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes. if you have any information call oakland police. >>> they are investigating a man shot to death inside a car after 8:00 last night. they went there after hearing gunshots. so far no arrests have been made. >>> apple now has a deal with a developer on stevens creek boulevard. they reported the existing buildings at that location will be demolished and replaced. they are not saying if it will be a permanent facility or something else. >>> winning tickets were sold in missouri and arizona. california didn't have a chance. we don't have power here but you will have a chance at 5:45. >>> they tried avoiding the fiscal cliff. they are meeting to discuss how
will find complete weather coverage including radar at ktvu.com. >> san jose police are looking fort gunman who shot and killed a 17-year-old appointment that happened last night on pacific afternoon. officers don't know what shot the teen who was pronounced dead at the scene. the boy is the 16th victim to die of gang violence this year. >> police say four men kicked down a man's dark the police cadet went for his gun but the robbers beat him to it and then hit him witht. the robbers stole several items from the home and then ran away. the cadet was taken to the hospital. his girlfriend witnessed the attack but wasn't hurt. >>> we are learning the identities of the victims of a fatal home invasion at a mansion. the man was killed and his wife was beaten by intruder who broke into their home early yesterday morning. he was a multimillionaire venture c apitolist. >> the father of an autistic 16-year-old girl who was beaten and assaulted after walking away from a home is calling for the facility to be shut down. he said she walked out of the center tuesday after getting upset with a staff me
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